College of Medicine & Health Requirements

College of Medicine and Health

For all courses (except for our Nursing Programmes), a CAO application must be made accompanied by a Statement of Interest outlining education, life and/or relevant work experience. For more information on making a Mature Application follow this link: How to Apply

Please register and apply through the NMBI website to arrange your Nursing Assessment for our Nursing Programmes. For more information, please follow this link to the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland.  

Please note for CK701 Applicants with a primary degree at 2H1 grade or higher are only eligible for Medicine through Graduate Entry to Medicine (GEM) and not through the Mature Entry Route. 

CAO CodeProgrammeDurationEntry RequirementsAdditional ExamAdditional Requirements
CK701 Medicine 5

H4 in Leaving Certificate Chemistry and either Physics or Biology or equivalent. (HC2 if presenting a pre-2017 leaving certificate). For applicants with an equivalency, please note that the equivalency must be clear on the CAO application.

HPAT

Interview

CK702 Dentistry 5

H4 in Leaving Certificate Chemistry and either Physics or Biology or equivalent. (HC2 if presenting a pre-2017 leaving certificate).

 

Interview

CK703 Pharmacy 5

H4 in Leaving Certificate Chemistry and a H4 in either Physics or Biology in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent. (HC2 in Chemistry and HC2 in either Physics or Biology if presenting a pre-2017 Leaving Certificate).

 

Interview

CK704 Occupational Therapy 4

A minimum H4 in a Laboratory Science subject in the Leaving Certificate, or equivalent. (HC2 if presenting a pre-2017 Leaving Certificate). For the purposes of entry requirements, one example of an equivalent qualification would be 'Anatomy and Physiology QQI/FETAC Level 5'. Clear evidence of how this entry requirement has been met should be included in the application form. Most students will find that having Biology at Leaving Certificate level or equivalent will be advantageous in their subsequent Occupational Therapy studies.

 

Interview

CK705 Speech and Language Therapy 4

H4 in a Lab Science subject and a language (other than English) in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent. (HC2 if presenting a pre-2017 Leaving Certificate).

 

Interview

CK706 Public Health Sciences 4

Students are required to have studied Maths and a Laboratory Science subject.

 

Interview

CK707 Medical and Health Sciences 4

H4 in a Lab Science subject in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent. (HC2 if presenting a pre-2017 Leaving Certificate).

 

Interview

CK710 General Nursing 4

Admission to the Mature Nursing programme is based on an assessment test with An Bord Altranais.

Nursing Assessment  
CK712 Children’s and General Nursing (Integrated) 4.5

Admission to the Mature Nursing programme is based on an assessment test with An Bord Altranais.

Nursing Assessment  
CK720 Mental Health Nursing 4

Admission to the Mature Nursing programme is based on an assessment test with An Bord Altranais.

Nursing Assessment  
CK730 Intellectual Disability Nursing 4

Admission to the Mature Nursing programme is based on an assessment test with An Bord Altranais.

Nursing Assessment  
CK740 Midwifery 4

Admission to the Mature Nursing programme is based on an assessment test with An Bord Altranais.

Nursing Assessment  

 

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